CanLit

By Chance Alone is a heartrending memory of the holocaust

By Chance Alone tells the harrowing true story of Tibor “Max” Eisen’s imprisonment in concentration camps across Europe during the Holocaust.Continue...

The Woo-Woo finds humour in darkness

Lindsay Wong grew up believing that “crying will turn you into a zombie.” Over the next 304 pages of abuse and arguments, she doesn’t cry once. Wong’s memoir The Woo-Woo weaves superstition into her daily life, leaving nothing to the imagination.Continue...

Refocusing the lens of the Syrian war with ‘Homes’

Abu Bakr’s response to a bombing in his hometown: go to his cousin’s house and play FIFA 13.Continue...

Jean Chrétien reflects on time in office

For Jean Chrétien, the art of storytelling is never far from politics.Continue...

Queen’s alum Iain Reid’s novel Foe sees the future

In the near future, a young couple, Junior and Hen, receive an offer: a clone in exchange for a husband.

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The Beaverton releases satirical book on Canadian history

There are two things Queen’s alum Alex Huntley wants you to know about Canadian history: it’s absurd and we’re way too smug about it.Continue...

What the CanLit controversy means to an aspiring Canadian writer

Dear Canadian literature —I think it’s time we see other people.Continue...